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Current REP projects

Undergraduate research experience placement in tropical ecology in the School of Biological Sciences at Bangor University

Paid summer research placement opportunity A funded opportunity is available for an undergraduate student (subject to eligibility, see below) to be part of Bangor University research project with Dr Alison Cameron during the summer of 2017. The work will start on the 26th June and run through to the start of September (8 to 10 […]

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Undergraduate research experience placement studying species interactions at the James Hutton Institute

Paid summer placement opportunity A funded opportunity is available for an undergraduate student (subject to eligibility, see below) to be part of James Hutton Institute research in Dundee, Scotland during summer 2017. The opportunity is part of the research of Drs. Alison Bennett and Alison Karley, and will focus on whether a plant beneficial microbe […]

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Undergraduate research experience placement in mountain ecology at Lancaster Environment Centre

Paid summer placement opportunity A funded opportunity is available for an undergraduate student (subject to eligibility, see below) to be part of LEC research during the summer 2017. The opportunity is part of the research of Dr Rob Mills, and will focus on the response of mountain soils to extreme rainfall and drought. The work […]

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Undergraduate research experience placement in freshwater phosphorus mitigation at the British Geological Survey, Nottingham

Paid summer placement opportunity A funded opportunity is available for an undergraduate student (subject to eligibility, see below) to be part of research at the British Geological Survey (Nottingham) during the summer 2017. The opportunity is part of the research of Dr Barry Rawlins and Dr Andy Tye, and will focus on a new approach […]

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Undergraduate research experience position in grassland microbial ecology at Lancaster Environment Centre

Paid summer placement opportunity A funded position is available for an undergraduate student (subject to eligibility, see below) to contribute to a LEC research project during summer 2017. The research will be lead by Dr Kate Buckeridge, with theoretical and practical contributions by the student, and will focus on how grassland carbon sequestration responds to different […]

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Undergraduate research experience placement in inter-specific and environmental variability in woody functional traits of tropical trees at CEH, Edinburgh

Summer Placement Opportunity Supervisor: Dr Lindsay F Banin, Centre for Ecology and Hydrology Edinburgh Relatively little is known about variability in woody traits of tropical trees, when compared with foliar traits, apart from simple measures such as wood density. However, these traits could reveal important insight into how trees function, how forest communities are structured […]

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Undergraduate research experience placement in peatlands ecology at Bangor University

Paid summer placement opportunity A funded opportunity is available for an undergraduate student (subject to eligibility, see below) to be part of the Bangor Wetlands Group research during the summer 2017. The opportunity is part of the research of Dr Juanita Mora-Gomez with Professor Chris Freeman, and will focus on peatland sensitivity to drought across […]

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Undergraduate research experience placement on tropical crops and air pollution at the Centre for Ecology and Hydrology, Bangor

Paid summer placement opportunity A funded opportunity is available for an undergraduate student (subject to eligibility, see below) to be part of CEH research during the summer 2017. The opportunity will focus on assessing the threat to selected staple African food crops from potential uptake of ozone pollution using the ozone exposure facility (http://www.ceh.ac.uk/our-science/research-facility/solardomes-and-ozone-field-release-system) at […]

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Undergraduate research experience placement in bee-tracking devices at Bangor University

Paid summer placement opportunity A funded opportunity is available for an undergraduate student (subject to eligibility, see below) to be part of Bangor University research during the summer 2017. The opportunity is part of the research of Drs Cristiano Palego and Paul Cross, and will focus on developing the first self-sustained radio-tracking device that can […]

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Undergraduate research experience placement in marine renewable energy at Bangor University

Paid summer placement opportunity A funded opportunity is available for an undergraduate student (subject to eligibility criteria, see below) to be part of SOS research during summer 2017. The opportunity is part of the research of Dr Simon Neill’s shelf sea modelling research group, and will focus on how tides can be used to generate […]

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